Skip to content
menu icon

This page shows the articles in of GroundCover. As articles are developed and published online, the list below will grow until all articles are available.

GroundCover is also distributed every two months via mail. If you would like to subscribe to receive the hardcopy magazine, visit our subscription page.

16 results found:
  • Useful guides to boost crop potential
    Useful guides to boost crop potential
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 21 Aug 2021

    To help growers make informed cropping decisions, GRDC has invested in several guides which are available from the GRDC website.

  • Improved sowing date data to lift crop potential
    Improved sowing date data to lift crop potential
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 16 Aug 2021

    A seamless phenology pipeline is being developed by GRDC to deliver customised sowing dates for varieties to improve crop productivity. It is the collective effort of local and international researchers.

  • Benefits of precision seed placement
    Benefits of precision seed placement
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 10 Aug 2021

    Paddock and grower surveys have been used to understand growers’ use of precision sowing techniques with a focus on field-based trials in the southern and western regions. Potential benefits have been identified to improve crop stand uniformity with reduced plant density and for cost savings for expensive seed.

  • Multi-skilled team gets the edge on climate
    Multi-skilled team gets the edge on climate
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 03 Aug 2021

    A mix of tertiary qualifications and off-farm experience together with the latest crop genetics and precision planting techniques are being used by the Watson and Swift families to inform their cropping management practices in the volatile rainfall area near Parkes, NSW.

  • Unending innovation drives cropping progress
    Unending innovation drives cropping progress
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 29 Jul 2021

    GRDC is driving research to deliver innovative new crop traits and information for growers to make successful sowing decisions

  • Ground-truthing long coleoptile wheats
    Ground-truthing long coleoptile wheats
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 28 Jul 2021

    Long coleoptile wheats are being regionally tested to provide agronomic and farming systems guidelines for growers to use to improve wheat production under a changing climate and increased enterprise size.

  • Grower driven to search for new wheat genetics
    Grower driven to search for new wheat genetics
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 27 Jul 2021

    Dealing with persistent changes in rainfall pattern, farming near Southern Cross in Western Australia, Callum Wesley has taken the challenge on himself to seek out new wheat genetics that may become a more regular risk management tool for wheat production in his cropping environment.

  • Are long coleoptile wheats an early sowing game-changer?
    Are long coleoptile wheats an early sowing game-changer?
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 26 Jul 2021

    Changing climate and increasing enterprise size are driving the need for new plant traits that maximise yield potential under these changing conditions. The long coleoptile trait is one example.

  • Retained lupin seed germination puzzle
    Retained lupin seed germination puzzle
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 17 Jul 2021

    Lupin seed integrity can play a significant role in germination and although research has eliminated some factors that affect it, research is still continuing.

  • Novel agronomy enhanced by innovative extension
    Novel agronomy enhanced by innovative extension
    Supplement: Sowing seeds of success, July-August 2021 - 14 Jul 2021

    A novel means of 'resetting' wheat development is being explored to manipulate flowering time. In concert with the research, innovative methods of extending the information to growers are being tested.

back to top